Career Opportunities

Careers Opportunities

Current Openings:

Facility Maintenance Technician

Full-time, Non-Exempt

Department: Facilities
Reports to: Facilities Supervisor
Direct Reports:  None

Position Summary:
Maintain the Chaplaincy facilities. This includes HVAC, electrical, mechanical, lighting, telecommunications, medical equipment, office equipment, grounds keeping, security, and esthetics.  Ensure that all locations are maintained to a high standard and are clean, safe and meet current regulations.

Education/Work Experience:

  • High school diploma required.
  • Trade school certificate in one or more building-related skills required.
  • Five years of appropriate building maintenance experience required.
  • Experience in commercial telecommunications desired.
  • Experience in grounds keeping desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated excellent communication and customer service skills internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of local building codes, OSHA, State and Federal health and safety regulations.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical knowledge and repair abilities.
  • Knowledge of commercial telecommunications systems.
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Exhibit strong judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills with MS Office software.
  • Ability to work with all types of mechanical and construction contractors and vendors.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of construction and building maintenance.
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of grounds maintenance.
  • Participate in on-call rotation for afterhours support of facilities.

Facilities Maintenance Functions:

  • Ensure that all locations are maintained in a clean, safe, controlled, comfortable and orderly condition and that all city, county, state and federal regulations are met utilizing a current maintenance schedule.
  • Troubleshoot and repair a wide array of facility equipment including HVAC, office, grounds, electrical, and structural equipment.
  • Follow preventive maintenance schedule for facility equipment, including HVAC, office, grounds, electrical, and structural equipment
  • Perform grounds keeping duties.
  • Work with and assist sub-contractors.
  • Perform occasional custodial/janitorial duties.
  • Perform painting and patching of walls and ceilings.
  • Adhere to hazardous waste disposal requirements.
  • Assist employees with telecommunication issues.
  • Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.
  • All other reasonable duties, as assigned
  • All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding PHI when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Use of PPE required while performing specific duties.

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to a combination of office and shop environments.
  • Regularly exposed to dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.

Training Requirements:

  • General Safety
  • Lock-out Tag-out.
  • HAZMAT
  • Electrostatic Discharge Awareness
  • Foreign Object Damage Awareness
  • Quality System Awareness

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Hospice Outreach RN

Full-Time, Exempt Position

Accountable to:
  Director of Hospice Outreach

Department:  Hospice

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Washington State license as a professional registered nurse.          
  • Bachelor’s or ADN degree in Nursing with a minimum of two (2) years of hospice and palliative care experience.
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Care preferred.
  • Knowledge of the hospice and palliative care delivery system and the correlation of interpersonal relationships among patients, physicians, hospitals and home care providers.
  • Ability to perform in-depth physical assessments and review of medical records to determine hospice and palliative eligibility.
  • Expertise in written and oral communication and EMR documentation.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing situations and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to provide hospice and palliative education to facility staff members, patients and families.

Essential Functions:

  • Works closely with the Director of Hospice Outreach to develop and build meaningful customer relationships with facilities and key referral sources, including but not limited to medical clinics, hospitals, and home care agencies.
  • Develop, coordinate, and make educational presentations regarding hospice and palliative care at all referral sites.
  • Communicate with physicians, hospital staff, and patients regarding palliative and hospice services.
  • Attend Chaplaincy community outreach functions which could be on the weekend or afterhours.
  • Establish and maintain market awareness.
  • Manage and keep current facility and referral contact data.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests for hospice information in a timely manner.
  • Follow through on referrals for evaluation of hospice and palliative care admission.
  • Explain the hospice program to patients, family members, and other referral sources in an accurate, complete and thorough manner.
  • Must be competent in complete understanding of hospice eligibility and documentation.
  • Competent in physical assessment of hospice appropriate patients and providing Intake and Hospice Medical Director with appropriate admit information.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of a strategic marketing plan.
  • Comply with hospice policies and procedures, laws and regulations, standards of practice, and established work rules.
  • Adhere to the highest standards of professional and personal conduct in the performance of his/her duties.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by supervisor.

Work Schedule:

  • Schedule expectations are generally: 8-hour day shifts, Monday through Friday; 40 hrs. per week, 80 hrs. per pay period with some evenings and weekends for events.

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Hospice House LPN

Per Diem Position

Accountable to: Hospice House Clinical Nursing Supervisor and RN’s

Policy

  • The LPN functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team under the supervision of the Clinical Nursing Supervisor and R.N.
  • The LPN is responsible for identifying patient/family needs, coordinating services and providing preventive and supportive care to the terminally ill and their families in accordance with approved Care Plans and Hospice policies and procedures.
  • The LPN works as a team with the Hospice House NAC and volunteers.
  • The LPN demonstrates commitment to the philosophy, goals and objectives of the hospice concept by utilizing teaching, assessment, and intervention skills to maximize the quality of life of patients and families in the Hospice House setting.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Required

  • Ability to accept a wide variety of assignments and adjust to changing situations.
  • Ability to read and write clearly, concisely, and legibly.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others and function as a member of a team.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with and respond appropriately to patients and families in both routine and crisis situations.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and clean appearance in accordance with dress policy.
  • Ability to perform personal patient care and maintain a mature, sensitive, and caring attitude toward patients and their families.
  • Basic computer skills.

Qualifications

  • Current Washington State licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse
  • At least two years nursing experience, preferably with one year home health, or hospice, nursing.

Agency Requirements

  • Reliable car for daily transportation
  • Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing, AIDS training, and criminal background screening.
  • Physical Demands: be able to transfer, lift, and position patients
  • Have the Hepatitis B immunization series, proof of having received the series, or declination.
  • Complete the Hospice House orientation and training program.

Essential Functions

  • Accept responsibility of care for patients admitted to or transferred into the Hospice House setting under direct supervision of an R.N.
  • A Initiate and update the individualized Plan of Care in collaboration with the Inter-disciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Accomplish nursing assessments of all assigned patients during the shift according to policy.
  • Administer medications and treatments to patients per physicians orders.
  • Request a patient care conference with RN and other member of IDT before changing patients plan of care.
  • Assess patient/family knowledge of disease and care and determine deficiencies in that knowledge.
  • Evaluate the patient/family's ability to learn and follow instructions.
  • Provide education, instruction and information as needed.
  • Provide direct nursing care to patients to achieve the highest level of comfort, continuity of care and quality of life.
  • Observe signs and symptoms, reactions to treatments, including drugs, and report changes in the patient's physical or emotional condition to the Registered Nurse.
  • Provide emotional support to patients and families in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.
  • Affirm patient/family life-style and involve them in decision-making regarding care.
  • Coordinate care with other interdisciplinary team members and community resources; and when patient is transferred back into the home setting.
  • Maintain complete, accurate, current patient records in accordance with Hospice record keeping procedures and requirement
  • Participate in shift to shift report, monitor and report changes in patients condition or family situation, and participate in assessing the need for changes in the plan of care.
  • Inform other IDT members involved in that patient’s care of changes and needs as they occur during their hospice house stay.
  • Communicate with the Hospice House Supervisor any problems, changes, or issues that may arise in providing appropriate quality care to any patient in the Hospice House.
  • Communicate any changes, or problems, in a patient’s condition, or family situation, with the RN on a regular basis.
  • Provide necessary household services to maintain a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Maintain open communication with supervisory personnel regarding any independent observations or actions taken in the patient’s case management.
  • All Chaplaincy Health Care employees will follow the minimum standard regarding PHI when accessing patient information on a need to know basis only. All employees will practice appropriate safeguards when accessing this information.

Other Related Duties

  • Attend regular Hospice House staff meetings and care conference meetings as able.
  • Maintain knowledge of current applicable regulations and program policies/procedures pertaining to patient care and performance of nursing responsibilities.
  • Maintain and enhance nursing skills and knowledge through formal education, workshops and conferences, active participation in professional and related organizations and individual research and reading.
  • Contribute to agency operation and growth by participating in staff meetings, policy/procedure development, planning and evaluating services, and quality assurance activities.
  • Participate in training new staff and volunteers.
  • Prepare and submit reports of patient services and other daily activities as required.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned.

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Hospice House RN

 Part-Time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Washington State Registered Nurse License
  • Current CPR
  • Current Food Handler’s Card
  • Intermediate Computer Skills
  • Prior Hospice, Home Health, ER or ICU Experience preferred

Position schedule:

  • Variable Nights (rotating weekends)
  • 12 Hour shifts - Nights

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Cork's Place Operations Manager

Full-Time, Benefit Eligible Position

Accountable to: Dir. of Behavioral Health and Chaplain Services
Department: Cork’s Place

Required Qualifications: 

  • Personal experience with grief and healing.
  • Degree in social work, counseling, education or equivalent.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Leadership skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Skills to multi-task at times
  • Ability to work independently utilizing sound judgment, and as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, with ability and knowledge to understand program management as a whole, and the global role of bereavement programs within the agency.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with high level of confidentiality.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and supervising all aspects of the Cork’s Place Program. Maintain and update policies/procedures and the delivery of related services.
  • Facilitate an effective team of staff and volunteers who feel empowered and supported to provide bereavement services to children and their families.
  • Fundraise in the community. Develop and implement a fundraising strategy in coordination with Director of Donor Relations and supervisor. Develop and meet budget expectations and fundraising goals that sustain the program.
  • Promotion and School cultivation. Promote the program among agencies, schools, hospitals, clinics, and public service organizations to obtain referrals to Cork’s Place. Cultivate the school-based initiative, implementing the Cork’s model on campus whenever possible. Contract with schools and school districts whenever possible.
  • Outreach. Initiate contact with community.
  • Perform initial intake assessment for Cork’s Place families, conducts family orientation and facility tour, provide family with bereavement support and appropriate group placement in coordination with Clinical Facilitator.
  • Ensure that accurate and complete statistical records of Cork’s services and volunteer facilitator/community hours and activities are maintained. Report hours on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that the Cork’s Place services and staff are integrated into other programs of Chaplaincy Health Care and that staff at all levels feel connected to colleagues serving other departments.
  • Oversee communication with parents, volunteers and adult group facilitator regarding Cork’s schedule, closures, and special events.
  • Oversee the collection of fees for intake services. Provide monthly billing statements to parents and provide payments to accounting, and maintain a tracking system for donations.
  • Collaborate with Director of Donor Relations on grant and scholarship writing and provide yearly and mid-year reports as requested by funders.
  • Oversee communication with parents and adult group facilitators regarding Cork’s schedule, closure, and special events.
  • Oversee program quality assurance and outcome measures by creating and providing initial and post-experience surveys to children, families and facilitators.
  • Manage acquisition of in-kind materials, monetary and other services.
  • Recruit volunteer facilitators for Cork’s Place program. In co-ordination with Volunteer Coordinator, ensure all volunteers pass background checks and complete and pass drug screen and TB testing.
  • Meet with potential donors and vendors as requested by Operations Manager.
  • Participate in community presentations and advocacy booths at various community events and utilize Clinical Facilitator when advantageous.
  •  Provide agency and community educational tours of the Cork’s Place program.
  • Demonstrate program effectiveness. Report goals and outcomes to various funders and prepare service reports as requested by supervisor for monthly reports and newsletters. Prepare annual report to the community and special report to Chaplaincy Board of Directors when requested.
  • Work with supervisor to develop an annual budget with SMART goals.
  • Participate in Leadership and Outreach Team meetings as scheduled.

Related Functions

  • Work with Director of Bereavement and Chaplain Supervisor to coordinate requests from school districts to assist with grief support and debriefings following the sudden death of a child, parent, or teacher.
  • Continually seek ways to integrate Cork’s Place into other provider’s efforts to bring healing, wholeness and recovery to the community.
  • Maintain and increase knowledge and skills through formal education, workshops, participation in professional organizations, and individual research and reading.

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

In-Home Hospice RN Case Manager

Full-Time, Benefit Eligible Position

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Washington State RN License
  • Current CPR
  • Intermediate Computer Skills

Desired Qualities:

  • We are looking for extraordinary individuals who desire to care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. Compassion and dedication are two of the strongest qualities we look for in our hospice employees.

Position Schedule:

  • Full-time, 40 hour work week
  • Day shift
  • Occasional In-Home On Call and/or 2nd Call and Holiday call

 

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Chaplaincy Behavioral Health Counselor (LICSW)

Part Time/Per Diem/FT

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Washington State LICSW or License Eligible
  • Medicare Billable
  • Intermediate Computer Skills
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License, Auto Insurance; Reliable Transportation

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Excellent Clinical skills
  • Bi-Lingual
  • Experience in a Health Care Setting

Position schedule:

  • Day, Evening, Flex Shifts Depending on Appointment Schedule.

If interested, please apply with letter of intent to Shannon Novakovich, Human Resources Director or apply via email to: shannonn@chaplaincyhealthcare.org

Forms

For your convenience, the following forms are available for you to download:

Employment Application

Justifacts Authorization